Tokyo, Japan (BBN) – The dollar was mostly flat Tuesday ahead of U.S.-Japan talks on trade and Korean peninsula tensions.
The dollar index was up 0.02% at 02:45 ET at 100.22. It rose 0.17% to 109.09 yen, reports
U.S. VP Mike Pence is due to meet with Japan PM Shinzo Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso.
Pence said U.S. patience with North Korea was running out after another failed missile test by Pyongyang.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday he favors a strong dollar over the longer term.
Longer-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell; 10-year at 2.24%.
The euro was steady above $1.06 ahead of first round of the French presidential election Sunday.
The race among the four main candidates remains tight.